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Startup's stethoscope phone peripheral gets to the heart of the matter

Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones

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Vodafone, AstraZeneca partner on mobile health care services

Mobile health care has the potential to save billions, but is a complicated sector, analyst says

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iMD preps app for growing marijuana via smartphone

iMD says it will soon release an app specifically designed to control the environment of a pot farm.

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Qualcomm's health-device platform wins over home care provider

The 2net system from Qualcomm Life can carry data from many devices to health care companies

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I talked with 5 diabetics and they want Google's smart contact lenses, STAT!

There's no question about it: Diabetics are excited about the prospect of a tiny little contact lens simplifying their lives.

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Code suggests more fitness tracking features headed to Android

Code for an unannounced Android Fitness API suggests that Google is looking to jump on the activity-tracking trend sweeping tech.

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Lose the Force, Luke: Fitbit hands out refunds to Force users with rashes

A small number of Fitbit Force users have developed blisters or nasty rashes. Should you be worried?

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Straighten up: Improve your posture with LUMOback

LUMOback is the automatic nagging machine our parents always dreamed of.

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Sharp's 'healthcare pod' gives health check-ups a futuristic touch

Putting a futuristic spin on the basic elements of a health check-up, Japan's Sharp has developed a sort of healthcare pod that allows people to look cool while their vital signs are measured.

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Health and fitness spotlighted at Wearable Tech Expo

Our video report on the Wearable Tech Expo highlights a smart posture and movement system and a fitness tracker.

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RunKeeper gets a second wind with new training programs

New features in the app help you plan out a personalized training program.

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Tech For Life: Best apps and gear for getting in shape

Looking to shed a few pounds this summer? Let Jason Snell show you some outstanding apps and accessories aimed at helping you slim down.

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Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The augmented health nut

Here are the five best free tools for the augmented health nut.

Health care robot brings experts to bedside

A health care robot developed by iRobot and InTouch Health allows doctors who may be thousands of miles away to interact with patients at their bedsides.

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Wello brings the gym home through live training service

Wello is planning to bring one-on-one and group workouts to tablets, with the goal of offering an app for gaming consoles and TVs.

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